Need to Know

Need to Know

March 15, 2017| by Steve Lawrence

Bullish on Mexico

Despite NAFTA uncertainty, south of the border looks like a strong opportunity.

Bill Chisholm paints an all but irresistible picture of doing business in Mexico. Now president and CEO of Samuel, Son & Co. which has facilities in that country, Chisholm was CEO for ArcelorMittal Mexico from […] Read More

January 18, 2017| by Steve Lawrence

You Can’t Afford to Ignore the Technology Revolution

New materials, robotics, 3-D printing, and artificial intelligence, just for starters, will change our lives and business models, some almost overnight.

It’s not technology that you need to worry about when you’re trying to anticipate what will happen to your industrial metals supply chain business model over the next five or 10 years. It’s exponential technology.  […] Read More

December 8, 2016| by Steve Lawrence

An Economy on the Verge of Take Off?

This analyst says the Trump agenda and the tech revolution will make it happen.

“We are sitting on the precipice of one of the greatest periods of innovation we’ve ever seen,” Brian Wesbury, chief economist at First Trust Advisors, Wheaton, Illinois, recently told the MSCI Aluminum Products Conference 2016. […] Read More